Hotel du Phare Les Mamelles
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Should you want to run away from winter, Senegal would not be a bad choice. It is still 35 degrees here for the moment. There is indeed a feeling of permanent summer in Dakar. Noisy markets, colonial buildings, cool music, elegant tall dark Wolof Africans and delicious seafood, this is the tasty recipe prepared by Dakar.
... incorrect, depressingly pronounced French that he could teach me French and I can teach him English. James, being the empathetic and kind soul that he is, laughs and says, "of course". Because that's what nice people do when they don't want to offend someone who has already made a racist assumption within 5 minutes of entering a house. I awkwardly (and most likely incorrectly) excuse myself to my room to unpack and midway through the power goes out. ...
... task of breaking the news of a death to the victim’s family.
It was after 11.30am when the talk finished, so we made our way to the Morning Light pub as, once again, deputy Cruise Director Jamie and singer Pat Shannon were holding “Name That Tune”.
On our way to the pub we noticed that the library and Braemar Room were pretty full; almost every seat was taken as most people were staying below decks as it was ...
... like holidays, so much so that this 95%25 Muslim country takes Friday too Monday off for Easter! So with great disappoint we discovered the only thing to do was go to the beach. We headed a bit north and took a small boat to the island of N'gor, an idyllic place with small beaches, no hassle, great food and a really relaxed atmosphere. We walked the entire island which is full of hidden winding lanes and entertained ourselves greatly with a good game of Rocks (Kev and ...
We're finally here! After a year pretty much to the day of planning, fundraising, worrying, training, packing, shopping, goodbyes, we’re here! And Senegal has not disappointed. What an incredible place!
We flew on Friday morning from London Heathrow to Paris, CDG – an uneventful flight that involved crying babies and a wine-drinking Paralympic Judo Official. Our flight from CDG to Dakar was delayed which meant a five hour wait in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center